Bottles of single malt scotch whisky Glenmorangie are pictured in a shop near Lausanne, Switzerland, May 18, 2017. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File)
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The value of Scotch whisky exports rose nearly 8 percent in 2018, backed by booming sales in India, France and the United States and the impact of pricier Scotch, data from Britain's tax authority HMRC showed Tuesday.Britain's biggest food and drink export grew 7.8 percent to 4.7 billion pounds ($6.05 billion) last year, with the number of 70 centiliter bottles sold abroad up 3.6 percent to 1.28 billion.Exports of single malts rose 11.3 percent to 1.3 billion pounds.In volume terms, exports were primarily driven by growth in India, which expanded by 23.1 million to 112.6 million bottles.
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